Tag: Brixton Society

Pope’s Road tower ‘a white elephant of excessive size’

The Brixton Society’s objections to the second revision of plans for the proposed 20-storey office tower on Pope’s Road in central Brixton are detailed...

Townscape Heritage Entertainment Series: The Empress

Following the interest in our recent article exploring the entertainment culture that has thrived in Brixton since the Victorian era, we decided to do...

Townscape Heritage Entertainment Series: The Palladium

Following the interest in our recent article exploring the entertainment culture that has thrived in Brixton since the Victorian era, we decided to do...

Townscape Heritage Entertainment Series: The Astoria

Following the interest in our recent article exploring the entertainment culture that has thrived in Brixton since the Victorian era, we decided to do...

Townscape Heritage Entertainment Series: The Ritzy Cinema

Following the interest in our recent article exploring the entertainment culture that has thrived in Brixton since the Victorian era, we decided to do...

Townscape Heritage Entertainment Series: The Brixton Theatre

Following the interest in our recent article exploring the entertainment culture that has thrived in Brixton since the Victorian era, we decided to do...

Council officers back Pope’s Road tower

Lambeth council officers are recommending that plans for a 20-storey office block on Pope’s Road in central Brixton be approved. Construction of the office and...

Brixton music hall history – can you help?

The wonderful Loughborough Road Histories website is involved in a project, already generating enthusiasm, to research Brixton’s music hall history. Brixton, including Loughborough Road, was...

Market owner offers conditions to suspend Nour eviction

Facing a growing outcry on social media, Hondo Enterprises, which runs Brixton’s covered markets – Brixton Village and Market Row – has indicated that...

Keep a lock-down diary

Lambeth Archives is asking residents to keep a diary during the coronavirus lock down crisis. “We are the local history library and record office for...

Learn about the history of Brixton at the heritage festival

  Lambeth Heritage Festival is a September month-long festival led by Lambeth Archives and the Lambeth Local History Forum. For history buffs there is plenty to...

Heritage and heroes of Brixton and around

Lambeth Heritage Festival returns for its fifth year in September, celebrating the history of the borough with over 60 events, many of them in...

Public consultation on improvements to Atlantic Road

Lambeth council is seeking views on how to improve the layout of Atlantic Road at two public workshops. The workshops on a potential new...

Date fixed for memorial to recognise Black servicemen and women

A memorial to Black Caribbean and African Commonwealth soldiers who fought in the first and second world wars is to be erected in Brixton...

Windrush Square clean-up seeks volunteers

Local community groups are asking volunteers to donate two hours of litter picking, weeding, watering and bulb planting in Windrush Square on Friday 30 September. Tools and...

Brixton plaque honours local hero Norma Williamson

A crowd gathered on Windrush Square to pay tribute to Norma Williamson, a tireless community campaigner who recently passed way after a short illness, writes...

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